Harvard University Information Technology (HUIT) is a community of Information Technology professionals committed to understanding our users and devoted to making it easier for faculty, students, and staff to teach, research, learn, and work through the effective use of information technology. We are recruiting an IT workforce that has both breadth in their ability to collaborate and innovate across disciplines – and depth in specific areas of expertise. HUIT offers opportunities for IT professionals to learn and work in a unique technology landscape and service-focused environment. If you are a technically proficient, nimble, user-focused and accountable IT professional who also connects with the importance of collaborating well in a team environment we are looking for you!
The Senior Software Engineer, as part of a dynamic team, analyzes, designs, implements and maintains all layers of Identify and Access Management (IAM) applications. Participate as part of a dynamic team in all phases of development for existing and new services. Troubleshoot and proactively resolve software issues. Ensure compliance with University standards for security, privacy, and accessibility. Collaborate with other members of the team, including the software architect, project managers, business analysts, QA analysts, developers, systems and database experts using Agile methodologies. Collaborate with colleagues in HUIT and across Harvard to ensure successful integration with existing systems and services.
Other activities include, but are not limited to, the following:
Mentor other developers on the team, contribute to and follow documented software development standards, and assist with escalated incidents in the production environment, potentially outside of business hours.
Please note: Harvard University requires pre-employment reference and background screening.
Harvard University Information Technology is unable to provide work authorization and/or visa sponsorship.
This position has a 180-day orientation and review period.
Harvard offers an outstanding benefits package including:
Time Off: 3 - 4 weeks paid vacation, paid holiday break, 12 paid sick days, 11.5 paid holidays, and 3 paid personal days per year.
Medical/Dental/Vision: We offer a variety of excellent medical plans, dental & vision plans, all coverage begins as of your start date.
Retirement: University-funded retirement plan with full vesting after 3 years of service.
Tuition Assistance Program: Competitive tuition assistance program, $40 per class at the Harvard Extension School and discounted options through participating Harvard grad schools.
Transportation: Harvard offers a 50% discounted MBTA pass as well as additional options to assist employees in their daily commute.
Wellness options: Harvard offers programs and classes at little or no cost, including stress management, massages, nutrition, meditation and complimentary health services.
Harvard access to athletic facilities, libraries, campus events and many discounts throughout metro Boston.
Join Harvard University Information Technology (HUIT) to assure Harvard's leadership in IT!
More about HUIT:
Harvard University Information Technology (HUIT) is responsible for the strategy, planning, and delivery of information technology across the University.
To make it easier for students, faculty and staff to learn, research, teach, and work through the effective deployment and use of information technology.
Salary Grade: 058
Union: 00 - Non Union, Exempt or Temporary
In order to be considered, candidates MUST meet the following basic qualifications:
Bachelor's degree in computer science or related technical discipline, or 7+ years software application development experience.
5+ years Java and J2EE experience (e.g., Tomcat, JBOSS, WebLogic, or WebSphere)
The following qualifications are preferred, but not required:
Familiarity with one or more relational database technologies (e.g. Oracle or MySQL).
Demonstrated track record of successful project development and implementations.
Proficient working in a UNIX/Linux environment.
Ability to work in a diverse team environment.
Excellent communication skills and technical writing ability.
Experience with Agile development practices.
Experience with the DevOps methodologies, including continuous delivery tools like GIT, Jenkins, JIRA; understanding of LDAP / Active Directory; experience with Amazon Web Services (AWS) cloud deployment tools and technologies; Identity and Access Management provisioning tools; automated testing tools (e.g. Selenium, LoadRunner, jUnit, Spock); Spring Framework and Hibernate.
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER: We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Harvard University is devoted to excellence in teaching, learning, and research, and to developing leaders in many disciplines who make a difference globally. The University, which is based in Cambridge and Boston, Massachusetts, has an enrollment of over 20,000 degree candidates, including undergraduate, graduate, and professional students. Harvard has more than 360,000 alumni around the world. T...he University has twelve degree-granting Schools in addition to the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, offering a truly global education. Established in 1636, Harvard is the oldest institution of higher education in the United States.